Trade deal will not end anxieties over US-China relationship, say experts

If the trade deal is worked out successfully and has a working enforcement mechanism, that will solidify support for a consensus that the US and China should be leaders in global governance.
If the trade deal is worked out successfully and has a working enforcement mechanism, that will solidify support for a consensus that the US and China should be leaders in global governance.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON - Negotiations between the United States and China to end their trade war may be entering the final stage, but Asia and the business community remain nervous over the terms of a trade deal and its aftermath, said experts at a panel on Tuesday (April 23).

"There's a lot of nervousness around the region about what the deal will be," said Brookings Institution senior fellow David Dollar, an expert on Chinese economy and US-China economic relations.

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